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Danny Stefanic

Danny Stefanic

CEO at LearnBrite

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Seniority

25 Years

Hierarchy

C-Suite

Management Experience

Dev Processes
Scaling Team
Product Team
Managing Expectations

Industry

Computer Hardware

Hi everyone! My name is Danny Stefanic and I am currently CEO at LearnBrite, where I lead a team of 30 people. Looking forward to meeting you!

Hey, I'm available every Friday at 2:00 PM (GMT)

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  August 14, 2020
  2:00 PM (GMT)

Stories

Don’t Think ‘Competitor’, Think ‘Opportunity’
15 January

Danny Stefanic describes his logic for acquiring a business that was headed into hard times and how he utilized his company’s server technology and expertise to turn it around.

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Dev Processes
Reorganization
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Danny Stefanic

Danny Stefanic

CEO at LearnBrite

The Power of Acquisitions
15 January

Danny Stefanic describes the tactic of acquiring businesses, customer bases, and users as a means for company growth.

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Danny Stefanic

Danny Stefanic

CEO at LearnBrite

Experience

Member

Virtual Reality Blockchain Alliance

Aug 2018 - current

Exploring the cross-ecosystem identity, application of our WebXR UniversalAvatars and virtual goods with a specific interest in storing life-long learning achievements and certifications on the blockchain.

Investor, Advisor

Spain's First VR Arcade

Oct 2016 - Dec 2017

Advising on strategy, brand relationships and market fit. Exploring franchise opportunities and large scale free roaming AR/warehouse experiences.

Investor, Advisor

ChatMapper

Jun 2015 - current

ChatMapper allows users to create flexible branching conversations that imitate real life scenarios in a story, game or lesson. Learn more @ http://learnbrite.com/press/learnbrite-chatmapper-press-kit/

Founder & CEO

LearnBrite

Jun 2014 - current

LearnBrite users don't watch training, they experience it on traditional screens and newer immersive devices such as Facebook's Oculus Go/Quest/Rift/S, Google's Daydream VR, Samsung Gear VR, Microsoft's Mixed Reality & Hololens/2, HTC Vive/Focus, Valve Index and Magic Leap One. Heading up strategic partnerships. Working with a uniquely talented team developing a new format and tools for elearning and training. Using a combination of virtual actors, branching conversations and WebGL 3D along with a huge library of 3D content and millions of gamification experiences. Targeted at E-Learning companies, Universities and enterprises.

Investor, Advisor

ResponsiveVoice

Jun 2014 - current

ResponsiveVoice is a HTML5-based Text-To-Speech library designed to add voice features to web sites and apps across all smartphone, tablet, desktop, VR and AR devices.

Human Longevity Researcher and Advisor

3DigitLife

Jan 2014 - current

Collecting, comparing, challenging and sharing all there is to know about scientific human longevity research.

Chairman

Koinup

Dec 2012 - current

Establishing overall long and short term goals, objectives and priorities for management. ExitReality completed its acquisition of the games social network in January 2013. Featuring user generate content from virtual worlds and 3D avatar chat sites such as Second Life, IMVU, World of Warcraft, Twinity and vSide.

Board of Advisors

Spectacam

Nov 2012 - Nov 2016

Advising on technology and business innovation for Spectacam, a dual video sports camera with WiFi capabilities for the sports enthusiast wanting a lightweight, streamlined, functional and cool looking camera to document their adventures.

CEO

Twinity

Jun 2012 - current

Twinity is the world’s first mirror world made of real people and real places. The virtual cities of New York, Berlin, Singapore and London have already launched in Twinity, with other international cities set to join them.

Board Member

Swinburne University of Technology

Jan 2012 - current

The SUCCESS advisory board provides a range of industry-informed advice on the university's research and teaching programmes and their engagement with industry, government and schools. Members represent a range of software and software-using companies, from large multi-nationals to small enterprises. Swinburne University Centre for Computing and Engineering Software Systems (SUCCESS) The mission of SUCCESS is to be a leading centre for software research, to achieve world renowned software innovation and engineering development with a balanced theoretic, applied, industry and education impact.

CEO

vSide

Jul 2009 - Jul 2015

With three richly detailed futuristic cities to explore-RaiJuku, New Venezia, and LaGenoaAires-vSide is a totally immersive 3D world with an international flair. From the pulsing beat of the club scene to chic boutiques and serene neighborhoods, vSide is a world that's full of surprises and designed for fun!

Founder & CEO

ExitReality

Jan 2000 - current

In 2000 ExitReality.com was registered. From that point on I have focused all my time, energy and efforts into developing the perfect 3D Internet. I saw 3D as an untapped market, a media type yet to be fully adopted by the mass market of web users. After nearly a decade of hard work, I couldn’t be more proud and excited for ExitReality officially coming out of private beta and globally launching to the public in 2008. In April 2007, world-leading IT research & advisory company, Gartner, made the prediction that “80 Percent of Active Internet Users Will Have A ‘Second Life’ in the Virtual World by the End of 2011”. With the launch of ExitReality, the aim is to potentially bring that prediction date a lot closer!

Founder

World's First Commercial Web 360 Player

Jan 1997 - Dec 2004

Invented world's first commercial web 360 player and authoring tool \- Successfully Licensed to Realestate market in USA \- Successfully Licensed to Ipix (acquired by Sony 2007)

Partner/CTO

World's First Web3D Commerce/Shop Authoring Tool (Management Buyout)

Jan 1997 - Dec 2000

Incredibly profitable 3D multiplayer, multilingual, multicurrency, multi-gateway, multi-shipment Market leader for SME ecommerce in several countries Dynamic 3D store generation with VR templates Partner exit at peak of dot-com bubble

President & Founder

Virtual Reality Association Inc.

Jan 1994 - current

The Virtual Reality Association is a non-profit International Association dedicated to furthering the art and science of Virtual Reality through community involvement. In 1994, shortly after finishing an honors year (researching VR on the side), I founded the Virtual Reality Association. At the time there was nothing like it. It has since grown into an international non-profit association with my continued involvement as its president.

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